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Bradshaw, George Smith (1717 - 1812), tapestry-weaver, upholsterer and cabinetmaker

Gordon Campbell

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online October 2008 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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English tapestry-weaver, upholsterer and cabinetmaker. In 1755 he assumed control of the Soho tapestry works owned by his relative william Bradshaw. In 1757 he worked with the tapestry-weaver Paul Saunders (1722–71) to make tapestry and furniture for Holkham Hall, the Norfolk seat of the earls of Leicester; their work (designed to match a set of Brussels tapestry panels) can still be seen in the Green State Bedroom. Bradshaw subsequently supplied furniture to Admiralty

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